Municipality of Fortaleza

Brazil Mayor: Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Bezerra
Summary
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    Population 2452185
  • km 2
    Area 314.93
  • BRL
    GDP 37
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Municipality of Fortaleza

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Municipality of Fortaleza committed to increase its consumption of energy from renewable energy sources in Local Government by 0 MWh by 2030
  • Current consumption of energy from renewable energy source: MWh
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sectors.
  • The Municipality of Fortaleza committed to increase its share of renewable energy in final energy mix in Local Government by 0% by 2030
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sectors.
  • The Municipality of Fortaleza committed to increase its share of renewable energy in final energy mix in Local Government by 0% by 2030
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sectors.
Energy efficiency target

 

0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2030

  • The Municipality of Fortaleza committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 0% by 2030 compared to 2012 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors

60% Energy efficiency improvement by 2030

  • The Municipality of Fortaleza committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 60% by 2030 compared to 2012 levels.
  • Final energy energy consumption: 3473943056.0 Mwh
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity and Industry sectors
Actions
Plano Fortaleza 2040 - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Under construction / set up

Divided into three nuclei: Economy, Urbanism and Mobility. The Plan is a short, medium and long-term initiative that works on the planning for the city of Fortaleza. Composed of an Urban Master Plan, Urban Mobility and a Strategic Economic Development Plan for the short, medium and long term, the Fortaleza 2040 Project aims to create strategies in several areas with the purpose of positively interfering with the City's life, contributing to change the Indicators and enable the sustainability of the Municipality. Among the priorities of the project is the revitalization and planning of the Fortaleza Downtown and another important factor is that in the two-year period (time of elaboration of the plan) will be visited all the existing proposals on the planning of the City.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Waste
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Transport
  • Other Emissions
Plano de Arborização (Arborization Plan) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In order to increase the vegetation cover of the city, the Arborization Plan promotes the maintenance of biodiversity, the environmental and climatic balance of the City, as well as the well-being of the population and the composition of the urban landscape. Since 2014, more than 21,000 thousand new trees have been planted, reaching 35,000 by December 2016 and 100,000 by December 2020. In addition, the creation of new institutional green areas aims to achieve the goal of 15m² Green area / inhabitant.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
Plano de Ações Imediatas de Transporte e Trânsito - PAITT - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

Immediate Action Plan for Transportation and Transit Fortaleza (PAITT) is a set of initiatives proposed by the city of Fortaleza, seeking to improve traffic and public transport of the city in the short term. The PAITT is coordinated with other initiatives of Urban Mobility Municipality of Fortaleza, Fortaleza as Project 2040 The PAITT is a plan with short-term strategies for the improvement of transportation and transit in Fortaleza, with actions to be executed by December year. By early June the first pilot projects of solutions begin to be deployed to various problems of mobility, with the improvement of critical transit points; the implementation of a new model of city parking; reformulation of the operation and oversight of transit; redesign of public transport routes; and modeling of binary, being the pilot project in Santos Dumont Avenues and Don Luis.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Programa de Transporte Urbano de Fortaleza – TRANSFOR (Fortaleza Urban Transport Program) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Fortaleza Urban Transport Program: The Fortaleza Urban Transport Program is located in the concepts of collectivity and sustainable urban mobility, in addition to universal accessibility. Transfor prioritizes the deployment of exclusive corridors for public transport. The new system ensures fast boarding through ramps, as well as the use of articulated and even bi-articulated buses. On the paths in which Transfor acts, sidewalks are standardized, offering greater comfort, safety and accessibility for pedestrians. With the implementation of the program, the city hall will decrease the time of travel, the cost of transportation, the time of boarding and disembarkation of passengers, in order to increase traffic safety.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Transport
  • Other Emissions
Plano Municipal de Arborização - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Instrument for planning of arborization in the city of Fortaleza, with targets set for short, medium and long term. Has participatory character and its implementation must be carried out in an integrated manner between the organs of the prefecture, directly or indirectly, are responsible for planning, execution and maintenance of green in cidade.No Short term: planting of at least 35. 000 trees or expansion for at least 8 m² of green area / population by December 2016; Medium term: planting of 100. 000 trees or expansion for at least 15 m² of green area / population by December 2020; realignment of sidewalks for compatibility with afforestation; readjustment of electrical wiring; Long term: maintenance and expansion of arborization in areas retrofitted. Vegetation cover more than 15 square meters of green / area population.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Plano de Ações Imediatas em Transito e Transporte de Fortaleza – PAITT - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year:
  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

PAITT (2013) is a set of actions that aim to improve the transit and public transportation of the city in the short and medium term. The intention is to encourage more and more sustainable mobility in the most varied types of trips in Fortaleza, which is on the right track and continues to advance with the goal of becoming the most cycling city in Brazil. Its objectives are to stimulate the use of bicycles in everyday life and not only as a leisure tool, to increase the extension and coverage of other areas not yet covered by cycle paths and cycling routes, to promote traffic education and pedestrian safety campaigns (BRT, Metrô and VLT) and exclusive bus lanes, implement the shared car system and use biofuels in the fleet of vehicles in the service of the municipality.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Programa Águas da Cidade - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The Águas da Cidade Program intends to monitor and recover green areas and water bodies in the city, restoring the environmental health of Fortaleza. In addition to the actions of environmental education and cleanings already carried out by the City Hall. It proposes a work through SEUMA (municipal environmental agency) to recover degraded areas and revitalize the surroundings, control and inspection of risk areas, withdrawal of inhabitants in conditions of subnormality and undue occupancy. The Program also execute collection and analysis of the waters and monitoring of the system of exhaustion, aiming to the recovery of bathing conditions, promotion of fishing and leisure activities, as well as preservation of ecosystems through the adaptation to federal, state and municipal policies directly related to the environment. The area of ​​operation essentially covers the whole city and its hydrographic basin, contemplating the following actions: - Sanitary sewage - coverage and connections to the network; - Drainage capture in dry weather; - Recovery of water bodies within the scope of the 100% Waterproof Program; - Investments in drainage and connections are specifically related to the system of the Coastal Strand. This system focuses on the oldest occupation zone in the city of Fortaleza, with a population density and among the lower income brackets of the municipality, located in the extreme west and east, where the neighborhoods of Barra do Ceará, Cais do Porto, Carlito Pamplona, ​​Cristo Redentor, Jacarecanga, Monte Castelo, Moura Brazil, Mucuripe, Pirambu, Praia do Futuro I and Vicente Pizon, among others. Although it has almost 100% coverage with a sewage system, consisting of collecting networks, trunk collectors, interceptors, lift stations, a preconditioning station, ground emissary and submarine emissary, the Maritime Slope still has 16,202 connections not connected to the system , representing 17.05% of total connections. Households not connected to the sewage system are often clandestinely connected to rainwater galleries or are served by cesspools, causing damage to the environment and to the sewage collection system. In order to combat such connections, CAGECE (Water and Sewage Company), together with the City Hall of Fortalezahave environmental inspection and education programs aimed at raising public awareness.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
Célula de Controle da Poluição Atmosférica (The Air Pollution Control Cell) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

The Air Pollution Control Cell of the Fortaleza's City Hall intends to control atmospheric pollution throughout the city, with the monitoring of potentially polluting activities. Among the environmental measures are educational campaigns and the implementation of Blitz to control air pollution. The monitoring of the gases emitted in the corridors of Transfor, where there is great concentration of CO2 emissions, as well as, to set up procedures to be adopted by the Municipality and to enable the technicians of the Cell.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Transport
  • Other Emissions
Plano Municipal de Saneamento Básico (The Municipal Basic Sanitation Plan) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The Municipal Basic Sanitation Plan (PMSB) is the result of a set of studies that objectively know the current situation of Fortaleza and plan actions and alternatives to the universalisation of public sanitation services, resulting in the promotion of sanitation, public and environmental health. It is a strategic tool for participatory planning and management, which aims to meet what determines the precepts of Law 11,445 / 2007. The PMSB encompasses the set of infrastructures:
· Drinking Water Supply (instrument today for public consultation)
· Sanitary sewage;
· Urban cleaning and solid waste management;
· Drainage and management of urban stormwater;

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
Programa Fator Verde (Fator Verde Programme) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Under construction / set up

The Green Factor Certification program for construction, land subdivision and sustainable activities of the City Hall of Fortaleza, Fator Verde, aims to encourage constructions and projects that opt ​​to carry out sustainable projects and actions, aimed at reducing socio-environmental impact and consequently improving the quality of urban life environment. There are several criteria that the enterprise can follow, and its specific objectives are: to establish guidelines, parameters and sustainable methods; To maximize the contribution of sustainable activities to the quality of life and sustainability of the Municipality, aiming at its valuation in several instances: landscape, urban, functional, environmental, cultural, aesthetic and economic; Promote harmonization between natural environment and built environment and increase environmental quality levels; Contribute to the construction of an urban environment readable and valued by the local population; Contribute to the development of the city with low carbon; Contribute to the expansion of the city's vegetation cover; Provide a better understanding of the value of sustainable activity, in the urban context with civil society; Become a tool for environmental awareness and educational of the Municipality.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Other Emissions
Planejamento e Gestão dos Resíduos Sólidos - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The project aims to deploy in Fortaleza policy and waste management, today main environmental problem in cities worldwide. This project includes the following products: Guidance Manual for the Surveillance Waste Control then Empowerment of Municipal Tax; Manual of the Terms of Reference of Solid Waste Management Plans followed by training of analysts and interested in developing the study; A bill establishing the Waste Policy for the City and Monitoring of Waste Transporters.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
Extension of the cycling network: cycle lanes - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

In 2014, the Integrated Cycle Route Master Plan (PDCI) was launched. The same is a strategic plan that will provide the city with effective tools and infrastructure for the implementation of a cycle network, integrated with the public passenger transport system and urban equipment, and for encouraging the use of non-motorized means of transportation.
According to PDCI, the city has 74.7 km of cycle paths and 10.9 km of cycle tracks, totaling 85.6 km of cycling network. The total extension planned for the year 2030 will be 524.2 km, with 275.5km of cyclepaths; 122.3km of cycletracks; 122,1km of cyclorotes; And 4.4 km of shared sidewalk. The PDCI defines the strategies related to infrastructure and proposes the development of three lines of work:
• Structuring network: the development of a structuring network aims to contribute to cycling mobility on the scale of the city, providing greater comfort in long journeys (between neighborhoods). They are direct routes and without deviation and mainly bicycle lanes;
• Complementary network: it is the cycle network that structures the mobility in bicycle within the neighborhoods. It allows the internal displacements and the connections with the structuring network and the terminals of public transport. Mainly cyclepaths, cycleroutes and areas with traffic calming;
• Complementary infrastructure: the complementary infrastructure is mainly the implantation of the elements related to the parking (implementation of paracycles, bicycles racks) and improvement of bicycle intermodality - public transport.
Another action of the City Hall is the Leisure Cycle Course. The PAITT in partnership with AMC (Municipal Transit Authority), ETUFOR (Fortaleza Urban Transport Company) and Via Livre Consortium promote a route along the main avenues of the city on Sundays. It operates from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and aims to encourage the population to exercise, have a free leisure option and promote the use of the bicycle as a means of transportation. The routes vary every Sunday and, along the same, there is medical and police support. The project was extended in the year of 2015. Two more routes were added and the timetable extended from 7am to 4pm. As benefits of this action, can be cited:
• Reduction of air and noise pollution;
• Improvement of the health of the population with the practice of physical exercise;
• Increased levels of security, as the population will enjoy more of the urban space. Consequently streets, parks and squares will be more inhabited;
• Division of road space in a more democratic and fair way;
• Free leisure space;
• Education of the population, awareness of the diverse social, economic and environmental benefits of creating cycling infrastructure.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Reciclando Atitudes (Recycling Attitudes) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Since 2013 the Recycling Attitudes program aims to stimulate society's reflection on the adequate management of solid waste through social-environmental awareness, training, structuring and inspection activities, seeking to reduce the consumption, reuse and recycling of recyclable materials. The program operates continuously and permanently, taking place in partnership with solid waste collectors affiliation, health agents, school educators and community leaders.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
Complexo Urbanístico Sustentável Novo Jangurussu - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Under construction / set up

This is the revitalization of the area Jangurussu, transforming the old landfill in an urban park, with a complex facing recycling located in their surroundings. Includes the study of environmental viability of the former landfill Fortaleza to make it park and development of sustainable architectural design that includes the production chain of recycling the surroundings to make it into a park inserted in economic, environmental and urban context where you are.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
Programa Reciclando Atitudes/Coleta Seletiva - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

Promoting environmental education program and recycling processes sustainable (environmental, social, economic and energy) with inclusion of waste pickers in the municipality of Fortaleza.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Programa de Transporte Urbano de Fortaleza – TRANSFOR - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

The Urban Transport Program of Fortaleza is based on the concepts of community and sustainable urban mobility, in addition to universal accessibility. The Transfor prioritizes the deployment of exclusive lanes for public transport. The new system ensures quick shipment via ramps, besides the use of articulated buses and even bi-articulated. In the way in which the Transfor operates the sidewalks are standard, offering greater comfort, safety and accessibility for pedestrians. With the implementation of the program, the city will reduce the time of travel, transportation costs, time of boarding and disembarking passengers, with the goal of increasing traffic safety.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Plano Municipal de Saneamento Básico - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

The Municipal Basic Sanitation Plan (PMSB) is the result of a set of studies that objectively know the current situation in Fortaleza and plan actions and alternatives to the universalisation of public sanitation services, resulting in the promotion of sanitation, health public and environment. It is a strategic tool for participatory planning and management, which aims to meet that determines the precepts of Law 11,445 / 2007. The PMSB encompasses the set of infrastructures:
· Drinking Water Supply (instrument today for public consultation)
· Sanitary sewage;
· Urban cleaning and solid waste management;
· Drainage and management of urban stormwater;

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Sectors:
Plano Fortaleza 2040 - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Under construction / set up

Divided into three nuclei: Economy, Urbanism and Mobility. The Plan is a short, medium and long-term initiative that works on the planning for the city of Fortaleza. Composed of an Urban Master Plan, Urban Mobility and a Strategic Economic Development Plan for the short, medium and long term, the Fortaleza 2040 Project aims to create strategies in several areas with the purpose of positively interfering with the City's life, contributing to change the Indicators and enable the sustainability of the Municipality. Among the priorities of the project is the revitalization and planning of the Fortaleza Downtown and another important factor is that in the two-year period (time of elaboration of the plan) will be visited all the existing proposals on the planning of the City.

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Sectors:
  • Mobility
  • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
  • Land use regulations
  • Coastal zone systems
  • Human security and emergency response
  • Insurance and investment
  • Mobility
  • Urban risks associated with housing
Plano de Arborização (Arborization Plan) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In order to increase the vegetation cover of the city, the Arborization Plan promotes the maintenance of biodiversity, the environmental and climatic balance of the City, as well as the well-being of the population and the composition of the urban landscape. Since 2014, more than 21,000 thousand new trees have been planted, reaching 35,000 by December 2016 and 100,000 by December 2020. In addition, the creation of new institutional green areas aims to achieve the goal of 15m² Green area / inhabitant.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
  • Coastal zone systems
  • Human security and emergency response
  • Mobility
DRENURB - Programa de Drenagem Urbana de Fortaleza - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

O DRENURB Fortaleza executa ações para ampliação e recuperação de sistemas de drenagem, limpeza e urbanização de lagoas, instalação de ecopontos, desapropriação e reassentamento de famílias residentes em áreas de risco. Além de contribuir para melhoria da qualidade de vida e das condições sanitárias e ambientais da população, mediante o desenvolvimento de ações para o controle de enchentes, para a recuperação e a preservação do meio ambiente natural e para o saneamento de bacias hidrográficas.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
  • Human security and emergency response
Plano Diretor de Drenagem do Município de Fortaleza (The Drainage Master Plan) - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The Drainage Master Plan comprises the Municipal Basic Sanitation Plan required by Federal Law No. 11,445 of January 5, 2007. The drainage chapter, entitled Drainage and Management of Urban Pluvial Waters of the Municipality of Fortaleza, is part of the Municipal Basic Sanitation Plan (PMSB), and its elaboration is responsibility of the City of Fortaleza.

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Sectors:
  • Human security and emergency response
Programa de Requalificação Urbana com Inclusão Social – PREURBIS: - Municipality of Fortaleza
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Programa de Requalificação Urbana com Inclusão Social – PREURBIS: O Programa de Requalificação Urbana com Inclusão Social consiste no processo de requalificação urbana e melhoria das condições de vida das famílias que residem nas áreas de risco da cidade. As ações do Preurbis envolvem um conjunto de atividades que passam pelos aspectos de urbanização e de habitação, pelos componentes técnicos e de engenharia, obras de infra-estrutura viária, sanitária e de recuperação ambiental, além da avaliação e controle de impactos no meio ambiente. Desenvolvido pela Prefeitura Municipal de Fortaleza, o Preurbis atua em 16 comunidades situadas às margens do Rio Cocó, Rio Maranguapinho e Vertente Marítima Oeste.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
local action
Inventories
Community inventories

The Municipality of Fortaleza has reported 2 Community emission inventories, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2014, the Transport, Waste management and Stationary energy are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Fortaleza
GHG inventory in 2014
Government operations inventory

The Municipality of Fortaleza has reported 2 government operational inventories, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2014, the Waste management and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Fortaleza
GHG inventory in 2014

Fortaleza aims to develop a municipal governance model based on social inclusion, participation, cooperation, and having transparency and sustainability as the transversal elements in public administration. The Urban-LEDS project offers a platform to help us obtain the leadership, technical know-how and methodologies to implement appropriate policies.

Mayor Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Bezerra
Municipality of Fortaleza, Brazil

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2013-2014
Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
Urban-LEDS
Earth Hour City Challenge

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
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